Understanding depression

  • Managing low mood
  • Managing worry
  • Success/coping with stress

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What It Does

This session will teach you about depression, using features such as:

Slideshow presentations
Informational videos
Interactive exercises

How It Helps

This tool can help you:

Recognize depression
Understand the physical symptoms of depression
Understand how depression can affect your memory and thinking

This session will teach you about depression, using features such as:

Slideshow presentations
Informational videos
Interactive exercises

This tool can help you:

Recognize depression
Understand the physical symptoms of depression
Understand how depression can affect your memory and thinking

There's a beginning to every journey

There's more where this came from! This resource is just one part of a wellness program. Create an account to use the full program, along with:

5 min self-assessment

Progress tracking

Self-guided courses/apps

Communities of support

Confidential counselling

Substance use support

I was ‘freaking out’ before a quiz and then made use of the breathing strategies. I felt much more relaxed and had stopped panicking. It was such a nice feeling that my thoughts weren’t racing anymore.

TAO client

This resource was taken from TAO’s library of mental health courses and mindfulness exercises.

If you are interested in finding more resources like this one, including self-guided courses, webinars, peer-to-peer support groups, live counselling, mindfulness meditations, and more, you can create an account for free. You’ll also be able to complete a wellness assessment and track your progress towards your wellness goals.


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